On 6, 8, and 9 July 2023, the Gamper Contemporary Music Festival takes place in Brunswick, Maine, United States. Part of the concert Musical Elements I on 6 July 2023 is article 4 [map butterfly] for viola (2004) by Rozalie Hirs, performed by the violist Steven Baloue.

Musical Elements I

TANSY DAVIES (*1973) – Aquatic
TEXU KIM (*1980) – Homage to anonymous ancient fiddlers
ALEX TEMPLE (*1983) – Thick line
ROZALIE HIRS (*1965) – article 4 [map butterfly – landkaartje – la carte géographique]
ELIJAH SMITH (*1995) – Sounds of a Fading Daylight
KAIJA SAARIAHO (*1952) – Bosun’s Cheer
IGOR SANTOS (*1985) – offering [ocean]

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Presented as part of the Bowdoin International Music Festival since 1965, the Charles E. Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music represents a sustained commitment to nurturing and promoting the music of our time. It is programmed by Festival composers-in-residence Derek Bermel and Andreia Pinto Correia. Over its history, the Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music has featured many celebrated composers such as Clarice Assad, Milton Babbitt, Luciano Berio, William Bolcom, John Corigliano, George Crumb, Jennifer Higdon, Pierre Jalbert, Füsun Köksal, Missy Mazzoli, Gabriela Ortiz, Ralph Shapey, Joan Tower, and Melinda Wagner. The Charles E. Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music is funded in part by the Charles Gamper Music Fund of the Maine Community Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., and the Alice M. Ditson Fund. The concerts on July 6 and July 8 are free and do not require tickets. The concert on July 9 featuring the JACK Quartet requires advanced ticket purchase. Individual tickets will go on sale this spring.

Date: 2023-07-06
Doortime: 19:30-21:00 EDT
Location: Studzinski Recital Hall, 12 Campus Road S Brunswick, ME 04011, United States.